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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Top 29 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

Compared to Microsoft Surface Pro 2

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Vastly higher resolution
Comment
2560x1600 px
vs
1920x1080 px
1.98x higher resolution
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70
Measurably thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
13.5 mm
5.60 mm thinner
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Notably lighter
Comment
535 g
vs
907 g
372 g lighter
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49
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
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5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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45
Appreciably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
42
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
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No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
41
Marginally narrower
Comment
171.4 mm
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172 mm
0.60 mm narrower
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38
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
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No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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35
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
35
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
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No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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34
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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32
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
32
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
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No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
31
Way shorter
Comment
243.1 mm
vs
275 mm
31.90 mm shorter
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28
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Martin Thoma
4
Has a high-precision stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The stylus is very competitive with Active digitizers. Very precise, with extremely low latency and variable brush width.
Florence Collins
3
Stylus with wacom technology
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Obviously the most accurate detection technology to date it can even tell how hard you're pressing on the screen
Joseph Atabay
2
Micro SD card expansion up to 64 gb
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robin Paterson
1
Blistering speed. Gaming phenomena.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
3 gig ram qualcomm snapdragon 330. 4.2.2 Kitsap.
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
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321
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
196
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
115
Explicitly more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
100000
10x more apps available
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86
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
67
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
66
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
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60
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
58
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
32
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition is better than Microsoft Surface Pro 2 because...

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Top 19 Reasons for the

Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition

anonymous
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Significantly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
8 x 1.9 GHz
vs
4 x 1.8 GHz
2.11x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
92
Noticeably more RAM memory
Comment
8 GB
vs
3 GB
5 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
85
A little bigger screen size
Comment
10.6 "
vs
10.1 "
4.95% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
42
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
38
Noticeably more internal storage
Comment
512 GB
vs
32 GB
480 GB more internal storage
anonymous
33
Appreciably newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
Lander
8
Installation of x86/64 and Desktop Software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The OS can run both 32bit and 64bit software.
Lander
8
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB (8GB on the Surface Pro 2), giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications and Software
Lander
7
Supports more gamepads
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Surface Pro 2 has support for almost all gamepads built for desktop PCs.
Lander
4
Has a pressure sensitive screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The screen supports WACOM digitizer pens. Great for illustrating in popular illustrating software such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop. Paint Tool SAI
Lander
3
Remote Connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can be controlled using a Windows Phone 8 device.
Lander
3
Runs android apps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Because the OS supports desktop software, Android apps can run using the SDK provided by Google.
Lander
3
Has Snap View
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With Snap Vie users can run apps side-by-side. Supports 4 apps on one display.
Lander
3
Has Live tiles
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With Live tiles users can see information on the go without opening the app.
Lander
3
Runs on Windows 8.1
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Syncs with your Xbox One and Windows Phone easily.
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2
Has free Skydrive
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Skydrive is a file hosting service that allows users to upload and sync files to a cloud storage and then access them from a Web browser or their local device.
Lander
1
Trun by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route. Nokia Maps and Bing Maps combined.
Lander
1
Kinect Support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Control the device using normal day-to-day movements
Lander
1
Has Semantic Zoom
Comment
Yes
vs
No
In contrast to ordinary graphical zoom, semantic zoom does not only change parameters of a graphical representation, but modifies the selection and structure of data to be displayed.
Lander
0
Backwards Compatibility
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can run software from previous OS versions.
Pankaj Dhillon
0
Reliable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Because of microsoft brand name, almost everyone in the world has used atleast once a microsoft product unlike apple covering only a small part of world market
Alain Coden
0
Better Multiple Monitor Support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Connect the device to multiple displays for better viewing.
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0
Has a Task Manager
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Control all apps and software running. Change Priority values to run some apps faster and some apps slower.
Alain Coden
0
Has Connected Standby
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Alain Coden
0
Enhanced Task Manager
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A task manager is a System monitor program used to provide information about the processes and programs running on a computer, as well as the general status of the computer. Some implementations can also be used to terminate processes and programs.
Lander
0
Multiple monitor support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows the device to connect to multiple displays for better viewing.
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